Souvenir du Japon. Postcards from the Ceschin Pilone Collection. 1898-1960

Lugano, MUSEC, Villa Malpensata 1st of March – 5th of September 2021

The exhibition shows a selection of about 600 Japanese postcards from the Ceschin Pilone Collection made between 1898 and 1960s. The Collection of over 6000 artworks is one of the most important based in Europe. Japanese postcards describe modernity underlying the postcards themselves as a mobile objects, travelling an ever-growing smaller world. In particular Japanese postcards are beautifully made, mixing Western and local techniques, grafic and photographic art design.